David Daiches

David Daiches

David Daiches (1912-2005) was a British author and literary critic. He received an MA from the University of Edinburgh with first-class honors, an MA from Balliol College, Oxford, and a PhD from Cambridge University. He passed away in 2005.

Virginia Woolf

Nonfiction by David Daiches

This practical guidebook to the work of Virginia Woolf gives the student or lay reader the essential information about Mrs. Woolf’s life and writings, together with a critical summary of her method and achievement. Professor Daiches, author of A Critical History of English Literature and Director of The School of English and American Studies at The University of Sussex, discusses the major books in turn, analyzing their structure and intention. He traces Virginia Woolf’s evolution—technical and spiritual—as an artist, emphasizing the successive experiments that made her one of the most important innovators of the modern English novel.…
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Thirty Stories

Fiction by Kay Boyle

Translated by David Daiches

With a contribution by Kay Boyle

“Miss Boyle is a story teller, a superb one; by and large the best in this country and one of the best now living,” the Saturday Review wrote when Thirty Stories was first published. Selected from over one hundred stories written during twenty years, this volume includes many of her celebrated titles, masterpieces each in their separate ways, “Wedding Day,” “Black Boy,” “The White Horses of Vienna,” “Count Lothar’s Heart,” “The Loneliest Man in the U.…
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